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Secrets and Lies


Those seeking intelligent spy novels infused with both drama and humor should give one of Kate Atkinson’s recent novels a try.  “Transcription” was published in 2018 and is set in London in the mid-1900s.  Like many of the author’s other works, it combines history with intrigue and drama.

Letter to the editor

Dear editor:  

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Bending reality


“Recursion” is a novel by Blake Crouch that kept popping up on my radar since its publication last year.  I joined the many readers who enjoyed his thrilling bestseller “Dark Matter” in 2016 and looked forward to reading more of his work.

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Just over the horizon


Use-of-Force is Rare, Community Engagement is Common with the Sauk Prairie Police Department

By Paul Dietmann, President, Sauk Prairie Police Commission


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Imagine watching a nature documentary in which a lion is pursuing a gazelle.

Public bodies find new ways to meet

Believe it or not, this has been a relatively quiet time on the open government front.

In my role with the Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council, I often field calls from reporters and citizens regarding the problems they are experiencing getting access to public meetings and records.

Keeping an eye on government from home

Keeping an eye on government from home


By John Foust

June 2, 2020


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Accident or Arson?

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Frightening Topical Thriller



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